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    Monday, September 18, 2017
    The closure of I-84 and the Historic Columbia River Highway (HCRH) due to the Eagle Creek fire continues to impact all travelers in the area. Westbound Interstate 84 between Hood River and Troutdale reopened to all travelers just before 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 2017, ten days after the Eagle Creek Fire forced the closure of the highway.  Westbound I-84As of Sept. 14, I-84 westbound between Hood River ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
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    Categories: General
    Friday, August 25, 2017
    OTA would like to congratulate the four Oregon Competitors from the Oregon Truck Driving Championship in June that made it to the final found and placed in the American Trucking Association's (ATA) National Truck Driving Competition in Orlando, FL.  3rd Place in the 4-Axle Class:Daniel Shamrell, FedEx Freight 4th Place in the 5-Axle Class:Nicholas Jones, FedEx Freight 2nd Place in the Sleeper ...read more
    Categories: General
    Thursday, August 10, 2017
    Please plan accordingly: 10th Ave will be closed between Holladay and Adair Streets until December 12, and detours will be required. Download the Press ReleaseVisit the Project Web Page
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 31, 2017
    The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Operation Safe Driver Week will take place Oct. 15 - 21. During the week, law enforcement will increase traffic safety enforcement looking for the following dangerous driving behaviors, among others: speeding, distracted driving, texting, failure to use a seatbelt while operating a CMV or passenger-vehicle, traveling too closely, improper lane ...read more
    Categories: General
    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    TATA has released its latest forecast for the next decade of freight transportation, projecting continued growth for freight transportation overall and for the trucking industry. The ATA Freight Transportation Forecast 2017 projects freight volumes to grow by 2.8% in 2017 followed by 3.4% annual growth through 2023. The growth rate will return to a more moderate 2.3% after 2023. ATA projects that, ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    In a listening session with federal transportation officials, trucking industry representatives proposed some unique ideas to combat the issue of truck parking shortages around the country. Ideas included using public lands along highway rights of way and optimizing weigh stations. Industry executives, business leaders and truckers called on state and federal officials to adopt "creative" uses of ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    After a delay of five months while new regulatory efforts were reviewed, per President Trump's executive order, the rule setting national training standards for new truck drivers has become law. While the law is in effect as of June 5, it offers a substantial compliance window and gives carriers, trainers and other stakeholders until February 2020 to comply. The rule will apply to CDL applicants ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Beginning Tuesday, May 20, travelers on U.S. 26 from Northwest Glencoe Road to mile post 53 (near Oregon 6), will experience nighttime lane and ramp closures.   All lanes of U.S. 26 will be open during the day. Shoulder closures will continue take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Night lane closures will take place: •             Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. •             Friday ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
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